Coronavirus: Comply with directives or be dealt with – GIS to border residents


The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has advised all border residents to comply with directives aimed at curtailing the spread of Coronavirus.

The Service is, therefore also urging residents to cooperate and volunteer information to the GIS about persons who aid and abet illegal entry into the country to enable the Service apprehend such persons.

In a statement signed by Michael Amoako-Atta, Head of Public Affairs of the GIS and sighted by GhanaWeb noted; “the life of every Citizen is important and therefore the GIS will not countenance any attempt by any individual to circumvent the directives or orders issued by the State.”

“We urge them to place premium on their health and that of the country and recognize themselves as an ally to defeat the deadly Virus and also a key stakeholder in the fight against all forms of irregular migration,” It added.

The GIS however is assuring the public that it will continue to secure the country’s borders against any illegal entry as part of a national response effort to fight the deadly coronavirus.


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